Patents by Inventor Jonathan Tran

Jonathan Tran has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20140189675
    Abstract: A computer program product is embodied on a non-transitory computer readable medium. The computer program product comprises computer code to display a plurality of first indicia presented in a list, where each first indicia indicates a software product, and computer code to display a second indicia associated with a highlighted one of the first indicia. The second indicia comprises information about the software product indicated by the highlighted first indicia. The computer program product additionally comprises computer code to display a third indicia associated with the highlighted first indicia and indicate the availability of a software update for the software product indicated by the highlighted first indicia, and computer code to display a fourth indicia associated with the highlighted first indicia. The fourth indicia facilitates the retrieval of the software update.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2013
    Publication date: July 3, 2014
    Inventors: William Cheng, Kenneth Hwang, Ravi Kannan, Babu Katchapalayam, Bing Liu, Balaji Narasimhan, Gopal Ramanujam, Jonathan Tran
  • Publication number: 20140109079
    Abstract: A computer program product is embodied on a non-transitory computer readable medium. The computer program product comprises computer code to display a plurality of first indicia presented in a list, where each first indicia indicates a software product, and computer code to display a second indicia associated with a highlighted one of the first indicia. The second indicia comprises information about the software product indicated by the highlighted first indicia. The computer program product additionally comprises computer code to display a third indicia associated with the highlighted first indicia and indicate the availability of a software update for the software product indicated by the highlighted first indicia, and computer code to display a fourth indicia associated with the highlighted first indicia. The fourth indicia facilitates the retrieval of the software update.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2013
    Publication date: April 17, 2014
    Inventors: William Cheng, Kenneth Hwang, Ravi Kannan, Babu Katchapalayam, Bing Liu, Balaji Narasimhan, Gopal Ramanujam, Jonathan Tran
  • Patent number: 8533703
    Abstract: A system and method update client computers of various end users with software updates for software products installed on the client computers. The system includes a service provider computer system, a number of client computers and software vendor computer systems communicating on a common network. The service provider computer system stores in an update database information about the software updates of diverse software vendors, identifying the software products for which software updates are available, information for identifying in the client computers the software products stored thereon, and information for determining for such products, which have software updates available. Users of the client computers connect to the service provider computer and obtain a current version of portions of the database.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2005
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2013
    Assignee: McAfee, Inc.
    Inventors: William Cheng, Kenneth Hwang, Ravi Kannan, Babu Katchapalayam, Bing Liu, Balaji Narasimhan, Gopal Ramanujam, Jonathan Tran
  • Patent number: 8527977
    Abstract: A system, method and computer program product are provided for uninstalling software on a computer. In use, a plurality of software products identified on a computer is displayed. Further, a first user instruction to uninstall at least a portion of at least one of the software products from the computer is received. Such first user instruction is received via an interface. Still yet, the at least a portion of the at least one software product is uninstalled from the computer, in response to the receipt of the first user instruction. Also, a second user instruction may be received to cancel the uninstallation. Thus, the uninstallation may be cancelled, in response to the receipt of the second user instruction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2007
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2013
    Assignee: McAfee, Inc.
    Inventors: William Cheng, Kenneth Hwang, Ravi Kannan, Babu Katchapalayam, Bing Liu, Balaji Narasimhan, Gopal Ramanujam, Jonathan Tran
  • Patent number: 8407683
    Abstract: A system, method and computer program product are provided for uninstalling software on a computer. In use, a plurality of software products identified on a computer is displayed. Further, a first user instruction to uninstall at least a portion of at least one of the software products from the computer is received. Such first user instruction is received via an interface. Still yet, the at least a portion of the at least one software product is uninstalled from the computer, in response to the receipt of the first user instruction. Also, a second user instruction may be received to cancel the uninstallation. Thus, the uninstallation may be cancelled, in response to the receipt of the second user instruction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2006
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2013
    Assignee: McAfee, Inc.
    Inventors: William Cheng, Kenneth Hwang, Ravi Kannan, Babu Katchapalayam, Bing Liu, Balaji Narasimhan, Gopal Ramanujam, Jonathan Tran
  • Publication number: 20060282834
    Abstract: A system, method and computer program product are provided for uninstalling software on a computer. In use, a plurality of software products identified on a computer is displayed. Further, a first user instruction to uninstall at least a portion of at least one of the software products from the computer is received. Such first user instruction is received via an interface. Still yet, the at least a portion of the at least one software product is uninstalled from the computer, in response to the receipt of the first user instruction. Also, a second user instruction may be received to cancel the uninstallation. Thus, the uninstallation may be cancelled, in response to the receipt of the second user instruction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2006
    Publication date: December 14, 2006
    Inventors: William Cheng, Kenneth Hwang, Ravi Kannan, Babu Katchapalayam, Bing Liu, Balaji Narasimhan, Gopal Ramanujam, Jonathan Tran
  • Patent number: 7107366
    Abstract: A system and method update client computers of various end users with software updates for software products installed on the client computers, the software products manufactured by diverse, unrelated software vendors. The system includes a service provider computer system, a number of client computers and software vendor computer systems communicating on a common network. The service provider computer system stores in an update database information about the software updates of the diverse software vendors, identifying the software products for which software updates are available, their location on the network at the various software vendor computer systems, information for identifying in the client computers the software products stored thereon, and information for determining for such products, which have software updates available. Users of the client computers connect to the service provider computer and obtain a current version of portions of the database.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2003
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2006
    Assignee: McAfee, Inc.
    Inventors: William Cheng, Kenneth Hwang, Ravi Kannan, Babu Katchapalayam, Bing Liu, Balaji Narasimhan, Gopal Ramanujam, Jonathan Tran
  • Publication number: 20050273779
    Abstract: A system and method update client computers of various end users with software updates for software products installed on the client computers, the software products manufacturered by diverse, unrelated software vendors. The system includes a service provider computer system, a number of client computers and software vendor computer systems communicating on a common network. The service provider computer system stores in an update database information about the software updates of the diverse software vendors, identifying the software products for which software updates are available, their location on the network at the various software vendor computer systems, information for identifying in the client computers the software products stored thereon, and information for determining for such products, which have software updates available. Users of the client computers connect to the service provider computer and obtain a current version of portions of the database.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2005
    Publication date: December 8, 2005
    Inventors: William Cheng, Kenneth Hwang, Ravi Kannan, Babu Katchapalayam, Bing Liu, Balaji Narasimhan, Gopal Ramanujam, Jonathan Tran
  • Publication number: 20050171037
    Abstract: The present invention relates to methods for improving the pharmacokinetics of certain compounds useful as inhibitors of the HIV protease enzyme by inhibiting the enzyme activity of cytochrome P450. The present invention also relates to compositions comprising certain compounds useful as inhibitors of the HIV protease enzyme and at least one agent that inhibits the enzyme activity of cytochrome P450.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2005
    Publication date: August 4, 2005
    Inventors: Evan Smith, Jonathan Tran
  • Patent number: 6763403
    Abstract: A system and method update client computers of various end users with software updates for software products installed on the client computers, the software products manufacturered by diverse, unrelated software vendors. The system includes a service provider computer system, a number of client computers and software vendor computer systems communicating on a common network. The service provider computer system stores in an update database information about the software updates of the diverse software vendors, identifying the software products for which software updates are available, their location on the network at the various software vendor computer systems, information for identifying in the client computers the software products stored thereon, and information for determining for such products, which have software updates available. Users of the client computers connect to the service provider computer and obtain a current version of portions of the database.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2002
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2004
    Assignee: Networks Associates Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: William Cheng, Kenneth Hwang, Ravi Kannan, Babu Katchapalayam, Bing Liu, Balaji Narasimhan, Gopal Ramanujam, Jonathan Tran
  • Patent number: 6668289
    Abstract: A system and method update client computers of various end users with software updates for software products installed on the client computers, the software products manufacturered by diverse, unrelated software vendors. The system includes a service provider computer system, a number of client computers and software vendor computer systems communicating on a common network. The service provider computer system stores in an update database information about the software updates of the diverse software vendors, identifying the software products for which software updates are available, their location on the network at the various software vendor computer systems, information for identifying in the client computers the software products stored thereon, and information for determining for such products, which have software updates available. Users of the client computers connect to the service provider computer and obtain a current version of portions of the database.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2002
    Date of Patent: December 23, 2003
    Assignee: Networks Associates Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: William Cheng, Kenneth Hwang, Ravi Kannan, Babu Katchapalayam, Bing Liu, Balaji Narasimhan, Gopal Ramanujam, Jonathan Tran
  • Publication number: 20030200541
    Abstract: A system and method update client computers of various end users with software updates for software products installed on the client computers, the software products manufacturered by diverse, unrelated software vendors. The system includes a service provider computer system, a number of client computers and software vendor computer systems communicating on a common network. The service provider computer system stores in an update database information about the software updates of the diverse software vendors, identifying the software products for which software updates are available, their location on the network at the various software vendor computer systems, information for identifying in the client computers the software products stored thereon, and information for determining for such products, which have software updates available. Users of the client computers connect to the service provider computer and obtain a current version of portions of the database.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2003
    Publication date: October 23, 2003
    Inventors: William Cheng, Kenneth Hwang, Ravi Kannan, Babu Katchapalayam, Bing Liu, Balaji Narasimhan, Gopal Ramanujam, Jonathan Tran
  • Publication number: 20030110241
    Abstract: A system and method update client computers of various end users with software updates for software products installed on the client computers, the software products manufacturered by diverse, unrelated software vendors. The system includes a service provider computer system, a number of client computers and software vendor computer systems communicating on a common network. The service provider computer system stores in an update database information about the software updates of the diverse software vendors, identifying the software products for which software updates are available, their location on the network at the various software vendor computer systems, information for identifying in the client computers the software products stored thereon, and information for determining for such products, which have software updates available. Users of the client computers connect to the service provider computer and obtain a current version of portions of the database.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2002
    Publication date: June 12, 2003
    Inventors: William Cheng, Kenneth Hwang, Ravi Kannan, Babu Katchapalayam, Bing Liu, Balaji Narasimhan, Gopal Ramanujam, Jonathan Tran
  • Patent number: 6542943
    Abstract: A system and method update client computers of various end users with software updates for software products installed on the client computers, the software products manufacturered by diverse, unrelated software vendors. The system includes a service provider computer system, a number of client computers and software vendor computer systems communicating on a common network. The service provider computer system stores in an update database information about the software updates of the diverse software vendors, identifying the software products for which software updates are available, their location on the network at the various software vendor computer systems, information for identifying in the client computers the software products stored thereon, and information for determining for such products, which have software updates available. Users of the client computers connect to the service provider computer and obtain a current version of portions of the database.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2002
    Date of Patent: April 1, 2003
    Assignee: Networks Associates Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: William Cheng, Kenneth Hwang, Ravi Kannan, Babu Katchapalayam, Bing Liu, Balaji Narasimhan, Gopal Ramanujam, Jonathan Tran
  • Publication number: 20030046676
    Abstract: A system and method update client computers of various end users with software updates for software products installed on the client computers, the software products manufacturered by diverse, unrelated software vendors. The system includes a service provider computer system, a number of client computers and software vendor computer systems communicating on a common network. The service provider computer system stores in an update database information about the software updates of the diverse software vendors, identifying the software products for which software updates are available, their location on the network at the various software vendor computer systems, information for identifying in the client computers the software products stored thereon, and information for determining for such products, which have software updates available. Users of the client computers connect to the service provider computer and obtain a current version of portions of the database.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2002
    Publication date: March 6, 2003
    Inventors: William Cheng, Kenneth Hwang, Ravi Kannan, Babu Katchapalayam, Bing Liu, Balaji Narasimhan, Gopal Ramanujam, Jonathan Tran
  • Publication number: 20030046675
    Abstract: A system and method update client computers of various end users with software updates for software products installed on the client computers, the software products manufacturered by diverse, unrelated software vendors. The system includes a service provider computer system, a number of client computers and software vendor computer systems communicating on a common network. The service provider computer system stores in an update database information about the software updates of the diverse software vendors, identifying the software products for which software updates are available, their location on the network at the various software vendor computer systems, information for identifying in the client computers the software products stored thereon, and information for determining for such products, which have software updates available. Users of the client computers connect to the service provider computer and obtain a current version of portions of the database.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2002
    Publication date: March 6, 2003
    Inventors: William Cheng, Kenneth Hwang, Ravi Kannan, Babu Katchapalayam, Bing Liu, Balaji Narasimhan, Gopal Ramanujam, Jonathan Tran
  • Patent number: 6496875
    Abstract: A system and method update client computers of various end users with software updates for software products installed on the client computers, the software products manufacturered by diverse, unrelated software vendors. The system includes a service provider computer system, a number of client computers and software vendor computer systems communicating on a common network. The service provider computer system stores in an update database information about the software updates of the diverse software vendors, identifying the software products for which software updates are available, their location on the network at the various software vendor computer systems, information for identifying in the client computers the software products stored thereon, and information for determining for such products, which have software updates available. Users of the client computers connect to the service provider computer and obtain a current version of portions of the database.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2002
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2002
    Assignee: Networks Associates Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: William Cheng, Kenneth Hwang, Ravi Kannan, Babu Katchapalayam, Bing Liu, Balaji Narasimhan, Gopal Ramanujam, Jonathan Tran
  • Publication number: 20020166001
    Abstract: A system and method update client computers of various end users with software updates for software products installed on the client computers, the software products manufacturered by diverse, unrelated software vendors. The system includes a service provider computer system, a number of client computers and software vendor computer systems communicating on a common network. The service provider computer system stores in an update database information about the software updates of the diverse software vendors, identifying the software products for which software updates are available, their location on the network at the various software vendor computer systems, information for identifying in the client computers the software products stored thereon, and information for determining for such products, which have software updates available. Users of the client computers connect to the service provider computer and obtain a current version of portions of the database.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2002
    Publication date: November 7, 2002
    Inventors: William Cheng, Kenneth Hwang, Ravi Kannan, Babu Katchapalayam, Bing Liu, Balaji Narasimhan, Gopal Ramanujam, Jonathan Tran
  • Patent number: 6457076
    Abstract: A system and method update client computers of various end users with software updates for software products installed on the client computers, the software products manufacturered by diverse, unrelated software vendors. The system includes a service provider computer system, a number of client computers and software vendor computer systems communicating on a common network. The service provider computer system stores in an update database information about the software updates of the diverse software vendors, identifying the software products for which software updates are available, their location on the network at the various software vendor computer systems, information for identifying in the client computers the software products stored thereon, and information for determining for such products, which have software updates available. Users of the client computers connect to the service provider computer and obtain a current version of portions of the database.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2000
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2002
    Assignee: Networks Associates Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: William Cheng, Kenneth Hwang, Ravi Kannan, Babu Katchapalayam, Bing Liu, Balaji Narasimhan, Gopal Ramanujam, Jonathan Tran
  • Patent number: 6151643
    Abstract: A system and method update client computers of various end users with software updates for software products installed on the client computers, the software products manufacturered by diverse, unrelated software vendors. The system includes a service provider computer system, a number of client computers and software vendor computer systems communicating on a common network. The service provider computer system stores in an update database information about the software updates of the diverse software vendors, identifying the software products for which software updates are available, their location on the network at the various software vendor computer systems, information for identifying in the client computers the software products stored thereon, and information for determining for such products, which have software updates available. Users of the client computers connect to the service provider computer and obtain a current version of portions of the database.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 1996
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2000
    Assignee: Networks Associates, Inc.
    Inventors: William Cheng, Kenneth Hwang, Ravi Kannan, Babu Katchapalayam, Bing Liu, Balaji Narasimhan, Gopal Ramanujam, Jonathan Tran